“My biggest concern is that women are still lagging their male counterparts men — even millennial women — in retirement savings as well as their income,” Judith Ward, a senior financial planner at T. Rowe Price.
The author of Money Confidence shares the important steps to protect your finances if your relationship is on the verge of collapse. Women whose partners die may have had little warning or time to prepare to take charge of their financial affairs. But if your marriage is heading for divorce, you can get your act together ahead […]
And the beat goes on…is a refrain that kept rolling through my head after attending the symposium Tuesday hosted by the Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement(WISER) in Washington, D.C. The topic: retirement solutions for women. I was honored to be invited by WISER President Cindy Hounsell, to kick off the discussion and was joined by Transamerica […]
Women shop a lot: We make 85% of all consumer purchases, according to data from the research firms Yankelovich Monitor and Greenfield Online. All that shopping means we’re pulling out our credit cards often — and it turns out, perhaps thanks to all that practice, we really know what we’re doing. On average, women carry […]
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“My husband and I had decided life was too short,” recalled Ginny McKinney, “so we went shopping to buy a travel trailer to take us into an early retirement.” That was three years ago. “While standing in the fourth trailer that we were considering, he had a heart attack and died,” she said. Dan McKinney […]
In this series of “Passion Plays,” Kerry Hannon introduces you to aspiring entrepreneurs who turned their interests into innovative and rewarding second-act businesses. Meet Megan Gibson, founder of PB&JAMS, a small-batch fresh nut-butter company. […]
It was headline news around the globe in May when Dave Goldberg, 47, Survey Monkey’s Chief Executive Officer and the husband of Facebook Chief Operating Officer and Lean In author Sheryl Sandberg, 45, died suddenly of heart-related causes while the couple was vacationing in Mexico. One thing that caught my attention was the financial shock this kind […]
When I ask my working girlfriends when they plan to retire, or if they plan to retire, I usually get a quizzical look — and then a shrug. Most of them are in their 50s and 60s and they all seem to think the notion of not working for pay is rather unrealistic. Why? “If […]